Are you leveraging social media? While the social mediums aren’t entirely new anymore, opportunity for business are only just beginning to surface–no, seriously. Ongoing research and social media statistics are showing us that the way in which people are using social media to communicate and (more importantly) make buying decisions is evolving. In order to make impact and maximize your marketing communications with your audience and buyers, you HAVE to be on top of developing trends.
One of the best ways to keep tabs on the latest social media developments is to follow credible blogs like Mashable, Tech Crunch, Tech Cocktail, Social Media Monthly, and other popular sources of information. Below is an infographic that we hope opens your eyes to some interesting facts about social media, with information originally found on socialnomics.com. We hope you enjoy these social media statistics and encourage you to comment below with feedback.
10 Wowing Social Media Statistics
Social Media Statistics Infographic – original design by junior graphic designer, Olivia Scarborough.
The Bottom Line
Author David Meerman Scott put it best when he said:
“You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.”